Professional Development

Professional Development

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Maximize the Impact of Online and Blended Learning

Thorough, high-quality professional development is a fundamental element in meeting your implementation goals, supporting your educators and students, and maximizing overall achievement.

Edgenuity’s full suite of professional development offerings provides targeted product training in an engaging and interactive format. With flexible delivery options and targeted support visits throughout the school year, our professional development team can help you meet the unique needs of your implementation, school, or district.

Our sessions focus on:

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Products

Leverage key program features and workflows, including how to access powerful data displays and alerts.

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Practices

Adopt best practices for new models of teaching and learning through interactive discussions and activities.

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Policies

Articulate policies on a variety of topics, including goal-setting routines, academic integrity, and more.

Leveled Learning for Every User

Modeled after the way we help you personalize learning for your students, Edgenuity professional development sessions are delivered on a leveled basis. We strive to provide the right content at the right level, at just the right time!

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Explore Edgenuity Professional Development sessions in our catalog

Flexible Scheduling to Fit Your Needs

Eliminate the need for classroom coverage

Flexible days, hours, and groupings can be arranged to best fit into the schedules of your educators and district/school, thus helping reduce or eliminate the need for classroom coverage.

For example, you can schedule a full day with different sessions in the morning and afternoon. Or, you can schedule a wide mix of introductory and targeted sessions for teachers who have varying degrees of experience using Edgenuity, all in the same day!

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Support for Every Stage of Your Implementation

An ongoing partnership

At the start of your implementation, your Edgenuity consultant will meet with district- and school-level administrators and other program leaders to understand and clarify your goals, and customize your professional development plan. Together during mid-year and end-of-year meetings, we’ll review your data to track progress against your goals and help you adjust policies and teacher support as needed.

Year-Long Strategic Planning and Review with Edgenuity

Beginning-of-Year Implementation Planning Meeting

  • Verify goals and expectations
  • Identify roles and responsibilities
  • Define policies and procedures
  • Establish a training pathway

Mid-Year Review and Planning Meeting

  • Review implementation goals
  • Analyze progress data and reporting
  • Discuss and establish strategies to reach goals for the rest of the year

End-of-Year Review and Planning Meeting

  • Reflect on implementation goals
  • Analyze year-end data and reports
  • Notate achievement and areas of continued growth for upcoming year

Professional Development Courses

With the perfect mix of superior support and individualized teacher instruction and practice, our comprehensive workshops and 45–60 minute targeted support sessions are designed for administrators and educators as onsite, face-to-face training. You can also download our session list or full Professional Development Catalog.

To find the most relevant sessions for you and your educators, filter them below based on topic, product, or level of user.

Filters

User Level

L1
New

L2
Active

L3
Advanced

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Leader

Product
Courseware
Hybridge
Instructional Services
MyPath
Pathblazer
UpSmart
Virtual Tutors

Type of Course
Getting Started/Introductory
Course Customization
Data Management/Progress Monitoring
Foundations and Management in the 21st Century Classroom
Student Motivation + Engagement
Tips + How-Tos
Specific Courses/Solutions

Workshops

Workshops range from 3 to 6 hours, depending on your needs, and can accommodate up to 25 participants per session. Some workshops may be available virtually as well.

L1

Course Customization I

  • Examine course structures and customization tools
  • Participate in guided course customization practice
  • Plan and begin building your customizations
  • Understand best practices for individual- and course-level customizations
L1

Foundations of the 21st Century*

  • Analyze student motivation and engagement
  • Acquire steps for student-led goal setting and expectations for achievement
  • Review reporting and progress monitoring to analyze data
  • Learn how to implement best practice conferencing
*Prerequisite: Getting Started with Edgenuity Introduction Workshop
L1

Introduction

  • Participate in student and educator experiences
  • Manage courses and student accounts
  • Monitor progress and analyze key reports
  • Understand best practices and routines
L1

Introduction to Data Metrics and Monitoring

  • Identify and examine engagement, progress, and achievement metrics with sample data
  • Discover key reports and learn how to identify learning gaps in group and individual data
  • Share monitoring strategies and steps for setting goals
L2

21st Century Management*

  • Review implementation goals and understand how to meet them effectively
  • Develop and/or evaluate academic integrity policies and procedures
  • Establish structures and routines to support online learners
  • Examine data and reports that inform conferencing and identify successful strategies to guide student progress
*Prerequisite: Getting Started with Edgenuity Introduction Workshop
L2

Course Customization II*

  • Review and audit your existing Edgenuity course customizations
  • Plan and build new courses and/or edit existing customizations
  • Assess current processes for customizing courses and implement best practices based on findings
*Prerequisite: Course Customization I Workshop
L2

Data Management and Progress Monitoring I*

  • Review engagement, progress, and achievement data metrics with your own data
  • Run key reports and analyze group and individual data to identify learning gaps and trends
  • Use data to form targeted goals and select success strategies for students
  • Share steps for data chat-conferencing
*Prerequisite: Introduction to Data Metrics and Monitoring Workshop
L2

Introduction Refresher

Session activities and objectives include a review of everything covered in the Level 1 Introduction Workshop:

  • Student and educator experiences
  • Managing courses, student accounts, and advanced features
  • Progress-monitoring tools and key reports to track and use for analysis
  • Best practices and strategies for success
L3

Data Management and Progress Monitoring II*

  • Learn how to monitor your own data to identify trends and conduct longitudinal analysis
  • Analyze engagement, progress, and achievement data metrics in a variety of key reports for groups and individual students
  • Highlight success strategies and specific tools for support
  • Identify data-driven teaching strategies to address specific learning needs
  • Plan and implement data routines to track engagement, monitor progress, and measure achievement
*Prerequisite: Data Management and Progress Monitoring I Workshop
L

21st Century Foundations for Leaders

  • Learn about and analyze student motivation and engagement
  • Discuss policies, procedures, and expectations for student-led goal setting and achievement at the district or school level
  • Review key reports and progress monitoring tools to analyze data
  • Discuss and plan an initiative to include best practice conferencing
L

21st Century Management for Leaders

  • Review district- and school-level implementation goals and check progress
  • Develop and/or evaluate academic integrity policies and procedures for district or schools
  • Learn about and establish district- or building-level structures and routines to support online learners
L

Course Customization for Leaders

  • Determine which courses and levels are appropriate for district- or school-level customization
  • Examine course structures and customization tools
  • Participate in guided course customization practice at the course level and for individual students
  • Plan and build your customizations
  • Understand best practices for rolling out and implementing course customizations
L

Data Management and Progress Monitoring for Leaders

  • Identify and examine engagement, progress, and achievement data metrics
  • Run key reports and analyze district- or school-level data, as well as course and individual student data
  • Discover how to create targeted goals and implement them on a district and school level
  • Introduce success strategies for students at the district, school, and classroom levels
  • Learn about data chat-conferencing
  • Establish a best practice schedule for reporting
L

Introduction for Leaders

  • Participate in student and educator experiences
  • Manage district or school platform: student and educator accounts, courses, enrollments, etc.
  • Identify key reports and built-in schedule that can be used to track and monitor student success
  • District- and school-level best practices and implementation strategies

Targeted Support Sessions

At only 45–60 minutes long, Targeted Support sessions can be delivered during grade-level planning periods or other common time to minimize the need for substitute coverage.

L1

Blended Learning Routines and Strategies

  • Learn about blended learning classroom routines and strategies that can be implemented immediately
  • Experience the logistics and flow of a blended classroom from both the student and teacher perspectives
  • Utilize data to make instructional decisions and plan a blended lesson with our unitplanning template
L1

Conferencing with Confidence

  • Explore actionable steps for successful student-teacher conferences
  • Review data and reports to inform conferencing sessions and identify successful strategies for students
L1

Connect with Communication for Instructional Services

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders (students, parents/guardians, teacher of record, etc.)
  • Review the parent portal and information available
  • Learn about expectations and procedures for communication between stakeholders
L1

Enrollment Process for Instructional Services

  • Learn how to enroll students in courses through the SIS
  • Understand the Course Approval Process
L1

Goal Setting and Progress Monitoring

  • Acquire steps for student-led goal setting and expectations for achievement
  • Utilize progress-monitoring tools to track and increase student success
L1

Orientation to Live Lessons for Instructional Services*

  • Learn about our synchronous learning offering, including the PowerSpeak platform
  • Identify student expectations when enrolled in courses with synchronous learning
*Only available for Spanish, French, German, Chinese, and Latin PowerSpeak courses
L1

Specialized Programs – Advanced Placement Courses

  • Understand the student experience in AP courses
  • Explore unique features and best practices for implementing AP courses
  • Identify procedures and strategies for data reporting and progress monitoring
L1

Specialized Programs – Carone Fitness in Instructional Services

  • Understand the student experience in the Carone Fitness platform
  • Explore unique features and best practices for implementing Carone Fitness courses
  • Identify procedures and strategies for data reporting and progress monitoring
L1

Specialized Programs – MyPath

  • Experience MyPath as both a student and an educator
  • Understand the MyPath process of assessment and assignment of individualized learning paths (ILPs)
  • Analyze key data to monitor student progress and drive instruction
L1

Specialized Programs – PowerSpeak World Languages

  • Understand the student experience in the PowerSpeak platform
  • Explore unique features and best practices for implementing PowerSpeak World Languages
  • Identify procedures and strategies for data reporting and progress monitoring
L1

Specialized Programs – Virtual Tutor Test Prep

  • Understand the student experience in Edgenuity Virtual Tutor test prep courses
  • Explore unique features and best practices for implementing Virtual Tutor courses
  • Identify procedures and strategies for data reporting and progress monitoring
L1

Student Motivation and Engagement

  • Analyze practices and strategies for student motivation and engagement
  • Utilize reports and progress-monitoring tools to analyze and increase student engagement data
L1

Virtual Program Policy for Instructional Services

  • Learn about best practices in preparing for a virtual program
  • Identify key policies for attendance, pacing, admissions, course offerings, and course settings
  • Implement an academic integrity policy for online learning
  • Explore applicable specialized program requirements for all stakeholders (such as NCAA and AP course expectations, behavior, and communication requirements)
L2

Academic Integrity – Policies and Procedures*

  • Identify acceptable policy for user behavior in online learning
  • Explore strategies to prevent cheating and plagiarism
  • Develop and/or evaluate academic integrity policies and procedures
  • Utilize reports and progress monitoring tools to analyze and increase student accountability
*Leaders: Session can be tailored for administrators (highly recommended)
L2

Classroom Management – Structures and Routines

  • Establish structures and routines to support online learners
  • Examine data and reports that inform conferencing
  • Identify successful strategies to guide student progress
L2

Data Management Best Practices*

  • Identify and examine student data metrics
  • Run key reports and analyze group and individual data
  • Use data to form targeted goals and select success strategies for students
*Leaders: Session can be tailored for administrators (highly recommended)
L2

End-of-Year Best Practices*

  • Utilize reports and monitoring tools to analyze year-end data
  • Learn best practice end-of-year procedures
  • Review yearly growth and plan for the next year
*Leaders: Session can be tailored for administrators (highly recommended)
L2

Special Populations Success

  • Learn how courses can be customized to work for many types of exceptional student populations
  • Explore different types of programs and best practices to fit the needs of exceptional students (including ESE, SPED, ELL, ESOL, and gifted)
L2

Strategies for Student Success

  • Review goal setting and progress monitoring
  • Run key reports and analyze group and individual data
  • Determine targeted goals and select success strategies for students
L2

Summer School Setup and Success*

  • Explore the student and educator experiences
  • Learn how to manage students and courses
  • Identify key reports and progress-monitoring tools
  • Understand best practices and routines for summer school
*Leaders: Session can be tailored for administrators (highly recommended)
L2

Test Prep with Success

  • Learn about best practices in preparing students for high-stakes state and national exams
  • Understand setup and management of test prep courses
L3

Advanced Tips and Tools

  • Learn how to utilize key program features and tools to increase usability and functionality
  • Identify best practice reporting and progress-monitoring procedures
L3

Course Customization Best Practices✝*

  • Examine course structures and customization tools
  • Evaluate Lesson Mastery Report and data metrics to inform instructional decision-making
  • Understand best practices for individual- and course-level customizations
  • Participate in guided course-customization tutorial
Not available for UpSmart
*Leaders: Session can be tailored for administrators (highly recommended)
L3

Data Analysis and Next Step Data Chats

  • Learn how to use your own data to identify trends and conduct longitudinal analysis
  • Run key reports and analyze group and individual data
  • Use data to form targeted goals and select success strategies for students
  • Learn best practices and steps for data chat-conferencing
L3

Program Transition Success*

  • Learn how to implement a new program and/or run multiple programs at once
  • Identify “getting started” procedures and training
  • Implement best practices for student success
*Leaders: Session can be tailored for administrators (highly recommended)

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